A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Event id: us2000a8hi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8hi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 17:13:15 / August 15, 2017 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -99.3552° West, 36.9729° North. The temblor was reported at 11:13:15 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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